(WASHINGTON) – Federally mediated negotiations between more than 360 mechanics represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and ExpressJet subsidiary Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) ended on Thursday, March 30. The carrier told the union that it had provided all of the wage increases it was able to, and that further bargaining on economics would be fruitless.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) – Teamsters Local 853 is now the union representative for shuttle bus drivers working at WeDriveU, after workers there chose the union. The contractor supplies drivers for tech companies like LinkedIn and Twitter.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamster carhaul members ratified a new national auto transporters contract and a regional agreement today which will maintain and protect health, welfare and pension benefits through May of 2021 and provide annual wage increases. The national contract was ratified by a margin of over 86 percent, and the Central Southern supplement was also ratified by 84 percent. Voting took place over the past three weeks and ballots were counted today.
After months of hard bargaining, a strike vote and continuous pressure put upon Toyota Logistics, the Teamsters Local 495 bargaining committee was able to pressure the company to revise their previous last and final offer. This resulted in the majority of the 173 Toyota Logistics members in Long Beach, Calif., voting to ratify the contract.
(LOUISVILLE, Ken.) – Last weekend, Cummins engine mechanics and service workers from West Virginia attended the Mid-America Trucking Show to protest Cummins’ (NYSE:CMI) unaffordable health insurance.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union denounced the signing of House Joint Resolution 37 today, which eliminates the worker protections put in place by the Obama administration through the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are concerned that NetJets management is ignoring a growing shortage of qualified aircraft mechanics to the detriment of customers, workers and the business itself.